The Netherlands in a Nutshell: Highlights from Dutch History and Culture by Frits van OostromThe Netherlands in a Nutshell: Highlights from Dutch History and Culture by Frits van Oostrom

The Netherlands in a Nutshell: Highlights from Dutch History and Culture

byFrits van Oostrom

Paperback | October 11, 2011

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This book presents a global overview of the key events and themes in Dutch history and culture: a choice of fifty key topics, or 'windows' into the country. Fifty important people, inventions and events which together show how the Netherlands has developed into the country that it is now. Each topic includes a list of places to visit and websites. At the back of the book, there is an overview of the fifty 'windows', grouped in fourteen themes. This is an excellent introduction for anyone who would like to make an acquaintance with this low country by the sea.
Frits van Oostrom is professor of humanities at the Utrecht University. He chaired the committee behind the development of A Key to Dutch History at the request of the Dutch Secretary of Education. He is also the former president of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Hubert Slings is affiliated with the Faculty of ...
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Title:The Netherlands in a Nutshell: Highlights from Dutch History and CultureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.9 × 6.8 × 0.4 inPublished:October 11, 2011Publisher:Amsterdam University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9089640398

ISBN - 13:9789089640390

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Table of Contents

Contents - 6Foreword - 8The canon of the Netherlands - 10Main lines of the canon - 113